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CA: Insurer Not Entitled to Offset Temporary Disability Indemnity Against Injured Worker's Social Security Benefits

Dale Alexander v. Highland Pump Company Credit—Temporary Disability Indemnity—Social Security—WCAB upheld WCJ's finding that applicant/sales/service manager with injury to both knees, low back and in form of hearing loss during period 1961 through 2/26/91 did not take himself...

Healthcare Legislation Offers Mixed Bag for People with Disabilities, Finds Allsup

BELLEVILLE , IL – The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010 are the most powerful developments in decades affecting healthcare coverage for people with disabilities, according to Allsup, a nationwide provider of Social Security disability...

Developments In State WC Systems

Washington, DC (CompNewsNetwork) - On Wednesday, November 17, the Workforce Protections Subcommittee of the House Education and Labor Committee will examine state workers' compensations systems. Workers' compensation traditionally provides financial assistance and job training to workers injured...

House Education and Labor Committee Hears Testimony on State Workers' Comp Systems, AMA Guides

WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Wednesday, November 17, 2010, the Workforce Protections Subcommittee of the House Education and Labor Committee examined workers’ compensations systems. Workers’ compensation traditionally provides financial assistance and job training to workers injured on the...

National and State-by-State Workers' Comp News Roundup Powered by Larson's (4/15/2013)

Sign up here for our free workers' compensation enewsletters (National or California Edition) to receive weekly news items. Be sure to select the enewsletter of your choice. NATIONAL NEWS: Group Calls for State-Run SSI System With Parallel Features of State WC System . NCCI’s 2013...

Medicare Secondary Payer Law: 2013 in Review

I have come to realize that there are no easy solutions for the MSP problems we face in claims because the MSP is not the problem. Our MSP issues are collateral damage of more systemic societal problems we face as a nation. We clearly do not know how to treat chronic pain properly and instead have essentially...

Workers’ Compensation System Slammed for Poor Quality Health Care and Failure to Innovate

Thomas A. Robinson, J.D., the Feature National Columnist for the LexisNexis Workers’ Compensation eNewsletter , is a leading commentator and expert on the law of workers’ compensation. An important, but overlooked element associated with the swelling group of Americans permanently removed...